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First aid kits

Trusted information on first aid kits including a checklist, maintaining the kit, how to use the items in the kit, workplace kits, and first aid courses.

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First aid basics

First aid covers the steps taken to help an injured or sick person in the first minutes after the event. Learn about the DRSABCD action plan and where to learn first aid.

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Sea creature bites and stings

Not sure if a bite or sting from a sea creature is dangerous? Here’s information about first aid treatments for jellyfish stings, sea snake bites and more.

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Spider bites

Bitten by a spider? Not sure what to do? This article explains the best first aid treatment depending on the type of spider involved.

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Stinging plants

It can be difficult to know if a sting from a plant is dangerous or not. This article explains the best first aid treatment depending on the plant involved.

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Sprains and strains

Trusted information about sprains and strains from leading Australian health organisations, including links to first aids for sprains and strains.

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CPR

Trusted information on CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) including what it is, how to do it, when to do it, and information on training

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Limb injury treatments

Trusted information about limb injury self care and treatment options, including when to seek medical attention

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Burn and scald treatments

Trusted information about burn and scald treatments, including self care advice, things to avoid and when to seek medical attention

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Winter health hazards at home

Simple tips to keep you safe at home this winter, including keeping warm and safe during colder months of the year.

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Burn and scald symptoms

Trusted information about burn and scald symptoms

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